How much equity can I release from my home? Image
29th Aug 2019

How much equity can I release from my home?

Releasing equity from your home involves taking out an equity release mortgage, it is not a decision that should be made lightly Read more

Is Equity Release a good idea? Image
23rd Aug 2019

Is Equity Release a good idea?

Equity release or Lifetime Mortgages as they are known are becoming more popular as people look for ways to increase their income

What happens to equity release when you die Image
12th Jul 2019

What happens to equity release when you die

Equity release is repaid when you die or move into long term care, usually from the proceeds of the sale of your property. Read more.

What is equity release? Image
04th Apr 2019

What is equity release?

Equity release is a way of unlocking money that is tied up in your home, giving you a tax free cash sum to use how you wish. There are no monthly repayments and the cash can either be taken as a lump sum or drawdown when you need it.

Equity Release Council Autumn 2018 Market Report Image
25th Sep 2018

Equity Release Council Autumn 2018 Market Report

The Equity Release Council Autumn 2018 Market Report is out and makes very interesting reading on the way we view property and the part it is starting to play in our retirement and later life planning.

Is Equity Release Safe? Image
07th Aug 2018

Is Equity Release Safe?

Therersquo;s no doubt that these types of schemes, also known as lifetime mortgages are big business, especially amongst retirees looking to enhance their pension pot, make home improvements or use as a gift for family.nbsp;

Pensioners enjoy retirement ‘on the house’ as demand for lifetime mortgages hits an all time high Image
18th Jul 2018

Pensioners enjoy retirement ‘on the house’ as demand for lifetime mortgages hits an all time high

Itrsquo;s fair to say that this huge increase in the demand for equity release mortgages or lifetime mortgages as they are also known is nationwide, however there are certain pockets of the country, so called lsquo;equity release UK hotspotsrsquo;nbsp;

Equity Release myths debunked Image
22nd Apr 2018

Equity Release myths debunked

Equity release schemes have received their fair share of bad press in the past. Any comment to the effect that they might not be for everyone has been seized on as meaning that they are really for no one - these and other myths are just that ndash; simply not true.

Worried about paying off your interest only mortgage? Image
05th Feb 2018

Worried about paying off your interest only mortgage?

When you arranged it ndash; probably many years ago ndash; you might have thought an ldquo;interest onlyrdquo; mortgage sounded ideal. It offered a way to pay less on your monthly mortgage amount as you only paid the interest amount over a fixed timenbsp;

What can I use Equity Release For? Image
30th Oct 2017

What can I use Equity Release For?

With so many uses it#39;s not surprising to hear that the number of people of releasing equity from their own has risen again to a whopping pound;824m being released in 3 months, between July and September 2017 which is a 44% increase on the previous year.

Top 5 reasons for releasing equity from your home Image
09th Aug 2017

Top 5 reasons for releasing equity from your home

Have you ever wondered what you would spend the cash on if you took an equity release loan to release money from your home?nbsp;Did you know that if you are aged 55 and over you could release around half of your property#39;s value in a tax tree lump sum?

Boom in equity release Image
19th Jul 2017

Boom in equity release

The research suggested that there has been a 30% surge in the number of the over 50s taking up the opportunities presented by equity releasenbsp;

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